The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events
The classic history reference, brough completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout.
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Thomas Sackville: "Induction," introducing the new age of Elizabethan literature
Giovanni Angelo de' Medici succeeded by his son Francis II, whose wife (1499-
1565) elected Pope Pius IV University of Geneva founded Mary, Queen of Scots,
30); Prince of Wales, in exile at The Hague, takes title Charles II and is
proclaimed king by the Scots in Edinburgh d.(b. 1585) Andreas Gryphius: "
Carolus Rene Descartes: "Les Passions de 1'ame" Stuardus," Ger. tragedy Treaty
of Ruel ends ...
1893) Francis II, becomes Emperor of Austria Robert Browning: "Paracelsus"
Edward Caird, Scot, philosopher, (abdicates in 1848) Bulwer-Lytton: "Rienzi,"
novel master of Balliol College, Christian Gunther von Bernstorff, Prussian
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review